GK Question and Answers on Mineral Resources in India

India is one of the richest countries in mineral resources in the world. Gondwana rocks (Chhota Nagpur Plateau) are the richest mineral deposits in India. Here, we are giving 10 GK Question and Answers on Mineral Resources in India will enhance the general knowledge of the readers.
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India is one of the richest countries in mineral resources in the world. Gondwana rocks (Chhota Nagpur Plateau) are the richest mineral deposits in India. Here, we are giving 10 GK Question and Answers on Mineral Resources in India that will enhance the general knowledge of the readers.

Mineral Resources in India

1. Match the following

a. West Bengal                     1. Raniganj

b. Jharkhand                        2. Jharia

c. Madhya Pradesh                3. Suhagpur

d. Odisha                             4. Himgiri

Code:

       a        b        c          d

A.    1        2        3         4

B.    4        3        2         1

C.    4        1        3         2

D.    1        4        2         3

Ans: A

2. Which among the following is the oldest refinery of India?

A. Chennai

B. Digboi

C. Jamnagar

D. Panipat

Ans: B

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3. Assertion (A): Nearly 30 % of the country’s production of bauxite comes from Madhya Pradesh.

Reason (R): Bauxite deposits are found in Amarkantak Plateau in Shahdol district, Maikala hills, the plateau region of Sarguja-Bilaspur-Raigarh-Katni, Durg and Balaghat region etc.

Codes:

A. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

B. Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A

C. A is true but R is false

D. Both A & R is not true 

Ans: A

4. Which Indian State is not the producer of Mica?

A. Jharkhand

B. Andhra Pradesh

C. Rajasthan

D. Tamil Nadu

Ans: D

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5. Assertion (A): India has its sixth largest Bauxite reserves (4 %) of the world.

Reason (R): Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat stand first and third respectively.

Codes:

A. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

B. Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A

C. A is true but R is false

D. Both A & R is not true 

Ans: B

6.  Which of the following is found in the form of Monazite sand along the Kerala coast?

A. Chromite

B. Uranium

C. Thorium

D. Graphite

Ans: C

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7. Assertion (A): Silver is a precious metal and it is extracted from Argentite and Chlorargyrite ores

Reason (R): The largest silver production taken place in Chittorgarh (Rajasthan) next comes the Bharuch region of Gujarat.

Codes:

A. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

B. Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A

C. A is true but R is false

D. Both A & R is not true 

Ans: B

8.  When was Oil and Natural Gas Commission established?

A. 1950

B. 1951

C. 1952

D. 1956

Ans: D

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9. Assertion (A): In India, 98% of the coal is found in Gondwana rocks of Moran region.

Reason (R): The main regions of Gondwana rocks are found in West Bengal, Jharkhand and Odisha.

Codes:

A. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

B. Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A

C. A is true but R is false

D. Both A & R is not true 

Ans: A

10. -----------------are two very common diseases found in coal field workers due to Methane gas.

A. Tuberculosis and Asthma

B. Cancer and Asthma

C. Asthma and Leprosy

D. All of the above

Ans: A

In the above 10 GK Question and Answers on Mineral Resources in India is a set of 10 Multiple Choice Questions that attune and equipped the readers as per the evolving nature of different competitive examinations.

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